Posts Tagged ‘Google’

May 21

Google Celebrates PAC-MAN’s 30th Anniversary with an Interactive Video Game Logo

by | May 21st, 2010 | Posted in Search Engines | Comments (1)

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010 marks the 30 year anniversary of when the Pac-Man video game was released. To celebrate this phenominal interactive computing milestone, Google has changed their homepage logo to an interactive one that you can play the Pacman game live, online and right from Google.com. Pretty Cool!  Watch a video of me wasting […]

May 14

Local Search Marketing Takeaways from the Twin Cities Local U

The recent Local University marketing workshop held here in the Twin Cities had a line up of local search marketing speakers that was by far and away the most proficient local SEM panel ever assembled. Ever. Being a search engine marketer myself, whom works on many local and small business campaigns, I thought I would […]

May 06

Google Officially Launches New Logo and Search Page Layout

by | May 6th, 2010 | Posted in Search Engines | Comments (10)

 It’s official! Google has officially launched their new search engine result pages (SERPs) format and also an updated and cleaner looking logo. We first noticed Google testing their new SERPs format back in April. Since then we have been left to wonder if and when the new search page layout would go live ad if […]

Feb 19

Google Follows Bing for Once – Tests Olympic Logos in Search Engine Result Pages

by | February 19th, 2010 | Posted in Search Engines | Comments Off on Google Follows Bing for Once – Tests Olympic Logos in Search Engine Result Pages

Well this has to be a first! It now appears that Google is showing their special Holiday and Event logos in their search engine result pages in a very similar manner to how Bing has been for almost a year. Here are a few screen captures that show the new SERP’s.

Dec 23

Who’s been Naughty and Nice in Search for 2009?

by | December 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Search Engine Marketing, Search Engines | Comments (5)

We’ve Compiled Our List & Checked it Twice… With Christmas only a few days away, those last minute acts of kindness probably aren’t going to be enough to get your name scratched off the naughty list and penciled into the nice one.  Sure, you might hope to slip by this year on some clerical error […]

Oct 31

Happy Halloween! Google’s 2009 Halloween Logo and Logos from the Past

by | October 31st, 2009 | Posted in Search Engines | Comments Off on Happy Halloween! Google’s 2009 Halloween Logo and Logos from the Past

Happy Halloween! In honor of the frightful night, as has been a hallowed tradition for the past 11 years, Google created a special logo that was only displayed on October 31st. Here are several of the past Google Halloween Logos from as far back as 1999, the year that I got my start in SEO. […]

Oct 23

The Flaw in Google Analytics “Goal Position Change”

by | October 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Analytics, Tools & Software | Comments (3)

Recently, Google Analytics made an update to their Goal Conversion Tracking system that allows you to rearrange and change the position of your goals by simply selecting a different spot in a dropdown menu. At first glance earlier today, this new feature seemed to be an easy way to rearrange your goals to your preference […]

Oct 23

Google Analytics Expands to 20 Goals & Allows Goal Position Change

by | October 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Analytics, Tools & Software | Comments Off on Google Analytics Expands to 20 Goals & Allows Goal Position Change

The team at Google Analytics has recently made an announcement stating that “Google Analytics Now More Powerful, Flexible And Intelligent”. This system update has many new features, but the 2 that have been on my web analytics “Wish List” for some time are:   More Goals Per Profile – Now 20! Rearrange & Sort Goal Order […]

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